Philips IT Audit Director in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Your challenge

Working in one of Philips Corporate Staff Departments, you’ll be at the heart of our worldwide company. These departments play a key role in supporting the Executive Committee (ExCo) of Royal Philips. It’s Philips Internal Audit’s vision to reinforce risk management as a core competency and support a high performance culture as an independent and integral part of the risk control framework within Philips.

Independent-minded, Philips Internal Audit protects the integrity of Philips’ assets and assures planned value creation by providing value-added independent assessments of Philips’ strategic, operational, compliance, and financial risks and activities as part of the Philips Business System.

These assessments cover all business processes within the Philips’ business. The outcomes of the reviews are reported to business management and to the Philips Executive Committee together with an agreed action plan for improvement.

Philips Internal Audit is also proactively facilitating risk identification and awareness throughout the organization as part of the Enterprise Risk Management framework.

Our organization acts as a catalyst for benchmark performance by enabling the identification and cross-fertilization of best practices across Philips, helping to create a platform for knowledge management. Partner with the business and facilitate the development of sustainable solutions owned and executed by management to effectively mitigate Philips risks.

When joining Philips Internal Audit you can make a difference for one of the world's most dynamic companies. Choose a career at Philips and enjoy an innovative company in Health & Well-being where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.

Your responsibilities

  • You will join in one of our teams and be responsible for delivering high impact audit reviews addressing Philips risks.

  • You will lead and participate in audit reviews addressing strategic or business risks of Philips. The complexity of the reviews and impact on the business will increase during your time with Philips Internal Audit. The reviews will be prepared, executed and reported in line with world-class audit standards.

  • When leading a review you are the prime responsible establishing and maintaining a professional relationship with senior management and their teams.

  • You will participate in risk workshops establishing risk profiles for sectors or business groups/units.

  • You will also join a Knowledge Management Community, engaging in best–practice sharing, knowledge accumulation and actively share your knowledge with other Philips Internal Audit peers.

Your team

Philips Internal Audit operates as one global team with over 15 different nationalities in different locations around the globe. Within the Global Audit team, you will be reporting to the Head of Internal Audit Health Systems.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences.

We are looking for

  • For this role we’re looking for high potential candidates, with excellent track records and the right combination of competencies, experience and potential to grow. We expect you to be looking for new challenges, and that you enjoy challenging conventional thinking and offering unique perspectives.

  • We expect you to have a high drive and energy. Being a team player is essential.

  • As all reviews are done in a team you have a proven ability to foster, build and manage a team-oriented environment.

  • Acting towards the business you can work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment as well as think through complex challenges and deliver results.

  • You have excellent (written and oral) communication skills and know how to engage constructively with senior management and deal with significant exposure environments.

  • Furthermore to be successful in this dynamic challenging environment you are self-confident, accurate, persistent, resilient and display high standards of integrity and able to handle various communication styles.

  • You have excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • You have specific industry and/or functional expertise, you can lead and manage the reviews we execute.

  • We expect a lot of flexibility, international travelling and working with different time zones is part of this job. You’ll need to balance your work-life in different ways.

  • You have an academic qualification. Professional certifications are not essential, but highly recognized. You have a minimum of 7 years relevant working experience in a multinational business environment (in- or outside Philips) in the domain of IT.

  • Philips runs IT with a complex landscape, hence to be effective and impactful understanding IT and its components from architectural, security and compliance perspective is a clear plus

  • You have a clear understanding/are certified in Six Sigma or Lean.

Recruitment process

If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 229215. The closing date for applying for this positing is March 1st 2017.